Golden Nuggets: Late April Is What Matters

Well, we've certainly hit a bit of a lull in the NFL. The 49ers added Brandon Jacobs a couple days ago, but otherwise things have settled down for the next couple weeks. The second half of April should get pretty wild as we get the NFL schedule release, immediately followed by the 2012 NFL Draft. That should be a moderately exciting time. That gets us through April, with May and June bringing various workouts and OTAs. June and July get rather quiet, but then next thing you know it's the end of July and training camp is back. I think I can, I think I can, I think can.

When we get into that slow period, we'll work on ways to keep folks occupied without football. We'll have our re-vote of the all-time team, which should get people plenty pumped. Beyond that we'll have plenty of discussion about position battles heading into camp. I'm open to any ideas for ways to keep our minds occupied during the doldrums of the summer.

How does Brandon Jacobs fit into the 49ers' rushing attack? (Sam Lam)

Carlos Rogers on re-signing: "I knew I wanted to come back in Week 4 or 5" (Sam Lam)

49ers re-draft 2008: Balmer and Rachal in the first two rounds? (Bay Area Sports Guy)

Rogers on Moss: Just his name's a threat out there (Barrows)

49ers head into the draft with a packed roster (Barrows)

Harbaugh lauds Moss; new bruiser in backfield (Scout.com)

Harbaugh seems surprised by notion that Moss is "complicated" (ProFootballTalk)

Jacobs Could Boost 49ers in Red Zone (NBC Bay Area)

Harbaugh: Moss' approach will dictate his success with 49ers (NFL.com)

Free-agency losers: Matt Forte, Stephen Ross headline group (NFL.com)

49ers add heft to offensive backfield (Branch)

Morning Tailgate: March 29 (49ers.com)

49ers -- offseason at a glance (Maiocco)

Peyton Manning never had issue with playing in NFC (NFL.com)

How the draft will play out for the 49ers (Press Democrat)

CB Rogers: ‘I’ve never been on a team that has all 11 starters back’ (SJ Mercury News)

Rogers lauds 49ers front office for adding speed, power (Maiocco)

Cleanup Hitter (49ers.com)

Carlos Rogers ready to build on strong 2011 (Yahoo! Sports)

49ers' Pro Bowler Carlos Rogers glad to be back (SJ Mercury News)

NIners keep shaking things up under center (ProFootballWeekly.com)

49ers' trick play against Rams still legal (Sando)

Chat wrap: Which team's defense better? (Sando)

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